Thursday, March 23, 2017

New Flu Vaccination Campaign Launched

Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging parents and carers to help protect their children from flu this winter, as the largest ever program vaccinating children against it gets underway. This year, the vaccine is being offered to 2 –...

World Mental Health Day 2016

Originating from The World Federation for Mental Health, World Mental Health Day is recognised every year October 10th. The day raises awareness and addresses issues on mental health on a global scale. Each year is accompanied by a specific...

Middle-aged? 5 Myths about your fitness.

I am fortunate to encounter people of all ages with a common goal of improving their quality of life by becoming fitter. For many middle-aged people there are many misconceptions about health and fitness that I'd like to address...

Sunny & Shay; As We Proceed…

This month, Sunny had an operation which has meant that we both have had to pause and take some time out and look at the way in which we address men's health. We've been inundated with messages of support...

World Mental Health Day – The Do’s and Don’ts Of Discussing Stress with Loved...

Monday 10th October marks World Mental Health Day with this year’s theme being ‘Psychological First Aid for All’. Mental Health remains a taboo subject within the community, making it difficult for individuals to talk about the issue with those close...

Breast Cancer Awareness – How We Can Beat it.

Every year around 60,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK alone, that’s the equivalent of one person every 10 minutes. At Sipsey, being specialists in mastectomy fittings, we have been working hard to raise awareness about looking...

CEO of NHS England backs charity vision for hospice care for all

A Birmingham hospice has launched an ambitious and innovative programme of service redesign to reach more individuals and their families, carers and loved ones than ever before. Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice revealed plans to deliver ‘Hospice Care for All’ at the...

Stephen Hawking among those accusing Jeremy Hunt of Misrepresenting Evidence

A number of senior doctors, professors, authors, scientists, including Stephen Hawking and Prof. Robert Winston, have signed a letter to The Guardian claiming Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has caused a “devastating breakdown of trust between government and the medical...

Shocking Reveals Shows 1 in 10 in the West Midlands Will Have Diabetes by...

According to an analysis of current trends by Public Health England, one person in every ten will have either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes by 2035, or 10.4% of the population. In 2015, they found that a shocking 9.4%...

67% of British Asians say Mental Illness Has Affected Their Relationships

Mental illness is being talked about more and more openly in today’s society, which is great. But in British Asian culture, it’s still a big taboo. 1 in every 4 people suffers from some form of mental illness at some...